Booger & Lewis Geek Out About 'King Of The Nerds' When the second season of TBS’s reality TV competition King of the Nerds begins tonight, viewers can expect the program to reach nerdier heights than ever. Just ask two of the most iconic nerds in film history. King of...
Jan 24 2014, 6:00am CST
Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required...
Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST
iPhone 5S Users Siphoning the Data The busy users of Apple’s iPhone 5S as well as 4G networks are virtually siphoning all the data that exists in cyberspace. They are the most data-conscious employers of the services on the face of the planet.
Jan 23 2014, 2:43am CST
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined.
After rolling my eyes many many times this week, I eventually caved in. I finally took...
Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST
Slumping Intel to cut more than 5,000 jobs in 2014 Intel aims to boost earnings by dumping more than 5,000 jobs in 5 pct reduction of workforce
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Intel plans to trim more than 5,000 jobs from its workforce this year in an effort to boost...
Jan 17 2014, 5:51pm CST
How Facebook Memes Evolve And Spread As a publisher, understanding the flow of information online is as important as a civil engineer understanding traffic congestion. Unfortunately, so much of what takes place online has been insufficiently studied and...
Jan 16 2014, 7:36am CST
Monster Drinks Face Challenges Despite High Sales The cost price of Monster drinks has skyrocketed so that it is currently three billion dollars richer than in previous times. However, the company faces challenges despite a high sales volume. The effects on health are a major hurdle for the beverage firm.
Jan 15 2014, 4:52am CST
Top 10 Investor Interests for Technology 2014 Want to get a head start on what angel and venture capitalists are looking for in 2014? Here are some sectors we hear whispers about from investors:
Healthcare insurers want to improve communications...
Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST
Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin? Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has slowly been making inroads into the U.S. economy, Overstock is by far the largest, most...
Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST
Crowdsourcing Drives Podcast Quality One of the great joys of the digital age has been the uncoupling of entertainment from both time and location. Gone are the days of finishing up dinner in a hurry to get to the TV in time to see I Love Lucy. With...
Jan 13 2014, 10:01am CST
Frozen Movie Breaks Previous Disney Records The animated classic from Disney called Frozen has broken all previous records by the colorful dream factory. The movie is not only way up there in matters of box office sales but its sound track hit the high watermark on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Jan 11 2014, 6:14am CST
‘Mopar Muscle’ Ram Monster Truck will Hit Detroit Tomorrow Chrysler's Mopar today announces its new “Mopar Muscle” Ram monster truck that will take part in Detroit's Monster Truck Racing Series starting tomorrow, Jan. 11. It has been over ten years since such a huge vehicle came to surprise the world. With the arrival of the Mopar Muscle monster truck, the whole scenario has undergone a radical change.
Jan 10 2014, 7:51am CST
PCs cap worst-ever sales year with another 4Q drop Personal computer shipments fell 7 percent to punctuate unprecedented drop in annual sales
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Personal computer sales sank even further during the holiday shopping season, capping the...
Jan 9 2014, 5:26pm CST
Top 13 Startups That Killed It In 2013 While the year 2013 might already be starting to feel like a distant memory, it certainly gave us some exciting startup companies likely to disrupt the way we look at the world in 2014. Here are thirteen startups from...
Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST
Are GMO-free Cheerios the First Domino? Activists are trumpeting General Mills’ decision to remove GMOs from Cheerios as a watershed moment. It is; but not for the reason that they believe.
The move was relatively easy and inexpensive. Cheerios are primarily...
Jan 9 2014, 7:56am CST
Six Things Every CMO Should Be Watching This Year This article is by David Armano, executive VP, Global Innovation & Integration at Edelman.
There’s no shortage of trend pieces or crystal ball-gazing this time of year. The problem is that with all that prediction...
Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST
Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014 New Year is a time to look forward and ponder how the world will change in the months and years to come. It’s not necessarily something you would expect from an automotive company, though – yet that is what the US...
Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST
Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event Wearable gadgets expected to dominate at CES, but still await mass appeal
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off?
Upstart entrepreneurs and major...
Jan 5 2014, 9:41am CST
Lisa Robin Kelly Death Reason Revealed The reason of death of the “That ’70s Show” star Lisa Robin Kelly has been determined. Lisa Robin Kelly died due to multiple drug intoxication.
Jan 4 2014, 8:11am CST
Liberty Media bids for full ownership of Sirius XM Liberty Media seeks to devour all of Sirius XM in deal valuing satellite radio service at $23B
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Liberty Media is trying to devour all of Sirius XM in a deal that would value the...
Jan 3 2014, 6:06pm CST
BlackBerry sues startup founded by Ryan Seacrest BlackBerry alleges company started by Ryan Seacrest ripped off designs for iPhone keyboard
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is accusing a company backed by "American Idol"...
Jan 3 2014, 2:46pm CST
Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
We’ve seen it too many times. Someone tweets something in poor taste, the Internet gets wind of it,...
Jan 3 2014, 8:26am CST
9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you.
1. Government versus The Internet...
Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST
Duck Dynasty Guns Launched Duck Dynasty stars have taken to promoting their guns via the services of Mossberg. The Reality TV show already has many spinoff products including wine and cigars. Now with the addition of guns to the repertoire, they are all set to expand in matters of influence and popularity.
Jan 3 2014, 2:02am CST
Let's Resolve To Use These Tech Buzzwords Less In 2014 Every area of human endeavor has its own lingo, but something about the technology industry makes for particularly pervasive and annoying jargon.
Partly that’s because of where it comes from: It’s a vernacular developed...
Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST
Time-Saving Apps Did you accomplish everything you wanted to in 2013? If not, it might be efficiency that’s holding you back. Make your resolutions count this year, by utilizing apps that keep you on track. From day planners set to a...
Dec 31 2013, 9:31pm CST
8 Simple Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself In The New Year We all want to be happier and healthier in the New Year, but getting there can be a bit elusive (or totally daunting). Here are a few simple (and science-backed) ways to be kinder to yourself and others in 2014. It...
Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST
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